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Most Popular Schools for Architecture Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals for the independent professional practice of architecture and to conduct research in various aspects of the field. Includes instruction in architectural design, history, and theory; building structures and environmental systems; project and site planning; construction; professional responsibilities and standards; and related cultural, social, economic, and environmental issues.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Wentworth Institute of Technology 242 27% $46,750
2 University of California-Berkeley 212 2% $33,319
3 Illinois Institute of Technology 211 10% $54,677
4 Columbia University in the City of New York 201 2% $64,144
5 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 200 2% $29,086
6 University of Minnesota-Twin Cities 194 2% $25,281
7 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee 194 4% $22,142
8 Lawrence Technological University 185 21% $43,061
9 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor 184 2% $26,240
10 Pratt Institute-Main 180 13% $58,734
11 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 173 2% $26,165
12 University of Southern California 172 1% $62,180
13 Harvard University 154 3% $59,950
14 Texas Tech University 152 2% $21,601
15 University of Oregon 152 3% $24,352
16 Savannah College of Art and Design 150 6% $51,279
17 California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo 148 4% $24,285
18 University of Pennsylvania 146 2% $61,800
19 Roger Williams University 144 13% $49,394
20 The University of Texas at San Antonio 138 2% $20,598
21 University of Florida 132 1% $19,103
22 Southern California Institute of Architecture 129 100% $51,420
23 Washington University in St Louis 129 4% $61,808
24 New Jersey Institute of Technology 129 6% $31,484
25 Tulane University of Louisiana 129 4% $61,178
26 Syracuse University 127 2% $57,450
27 Newschool of Architecture and Design 127 88% $27,311
28 Kent State University at Kent 125 2% $24,926
29 University of Houston 124 2% $22,463
30 Texas A & M University-College Station 123 1% $21,051
31 Catholic University of America 120 9% $56,842
32 The University of Texas at Austin 119 1% $26,156
33 Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus 117 2% $23,384
34 The University of Texas at Arlington 116 1% $22,234
35 Woodbury University 114 27% $48,512
36 Cornell University 106 2% $61,618
37 California State Polytechnic University-Pomona 106 2% $22,571
38 Arizona State University-Tempe 101 1% $23,837
39 Ball State University 101 2% $22,250
40 University of Kansas 101 2% $22,277
41 University of Washington-Seattle Campus 100 1% $27,034
42 New York Institute of Technology 98 6% $48,552
43 University of Virginia-Main Campus 98 2% $26,075
44 Rhode Island School of Design 98 15% $61,054
45 Ohio State University-Main Campus 96 1% $25,479
46 University of Cincinnati-Main Campus 96 1% $27,434
47 University at Buffalo 95 1% $23,316
48 Yale University 95 3% $61,620
49 Boston Architectural College 92 48% $29,912
50 University of Colorado Denver 91 2% $24,555
51 Clemson University 89 2% $28,502
52 University of Idaho 88 3% $19,598
53 CUNY City College 86 3% $26,631
54 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 86 2% $19,080
55 University of Utah 83 1% $21,920
56 Iowa State University 82 1% $18,920
57 University of Maryland-College Park 82 1% $23,734
58 University of Illinois at Chicago 78 1% $29,320
59 Kansas State University 77 2% $21,331
60 Florida International University 77 1% $22,968
61 Northeastern University 76 1% $58,096
62 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 75 3% $59,020
63 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 73 1% $25,409
64 The University of Tennessee-Knoxville 71 1% $27,450
65 University of Arizona 70 1% $25,179
66 Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University 70 4% $19,545
67 University of New Mexico-Main Campus 68 1% $20,094
68 Miami University-Oxford 67 1% $29,701
69 Universidad Politecnica de Puerto Rico 67 9% $9,860
70 University of Nebraska-Lincoln 67 1% $22,246
71 North Dakota State University-Main Campus 65 2% $19,460
72 Prairie View A & M University 65 5% $17,592
73 Temple University 65 1% $29,632
74 Rice University 64 4% $54,291
75 University of Arkansas 62 1% $22,212
76 Portland State University 61 1% $23,528
77 University of Kentucky 61 1% $23,732
78 University of Notre Dame 61 2% $60,117
79 Washington State University 60 1% $27,697
80 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 60 4% $61,820
81 University of Miami 57 2% $60,906
82 Southern Polytechnic State University 54 5% $18,862
83 University of California-Los Angeles 51 0% $32,416
84 University of Nevada-Las Vegas 51 1% $22,195
85 Montana State University 50 2% $19,452
86 Judson University 49 14% $40,020
87 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College 48 1% $23,227
88 Princeton University 47 3% $55,832
89 Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus 46 0% $33,592
90 Philadelphia University 46 5% $49,426
91 California College of the Arts 46 9% $56,134
92 Auburn University 46 1% $25,282
93 North Carolina State University at Raleigh 45 1% $22,184
94 Morgan State University 44 4% $22,269
95 Drexel University 42 1% $57,870
96 Carnegie Mellon University 42 1% $62,032
97 Florida Atlantic University 41 1% $21,583
98 University of Oklahoma-Norman Campus 41 1% $23,441
99 University of Massachusetts-Amherst 41 1% $26,282
100 Andrews University 39 6% $35,538

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Architecture program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.